Taunton (Oliver Shaw)

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  • (Posted 2019-11-22)  CPDL #56017:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-11-22).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 44 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Three more pairs of stanzas included from Watts' poem.

General Information

Title: Taunton
First Line: Almighty Maker, God
Composer: Oliver Shaw
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: SacredSet piece   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1808 in The Columbian Sacred Harmonist
Description: Words by Isaac Watts, 1706, from Horae Lyricae, poem entitled Sincere Praise, with eleven stanzas. Shaw used the first two stanzas of Watts' poem in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Almighty Maker, God.